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A half-length portrait of Captain William Locker, apparently as Lieutenant-Governor of Greenwich Hospital, a role he held from 1793, when ill health forced him to give up service afloat, and in which he continued until his death in 1800. This portrait shows Locker in late-middle to old age, consistent with the suggested date. He is seated to the left, facing forward towards the viewer, wearing a naval-style blue coat with gold buttons.
oil on canvas
H 77.5 x W 64 cm